William James on laughing gas


“There are no differences but differences of degree between different degrees of difference and no difference.”

Psychologist and philosopher William James writes under the influence of laughing gas, as reported in his essay on the subjective effects of nitrous oxide.

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  1. Posted January 9, 2006 at 1:01 am | Permalink

    Saw your book in a bookstore (MPH). Thought it was great. I’m working on a similar project, albeit one that’s of a slightly broader scope – i.e. my book’s less organised. Just got back from college in the US. I live in Malaysia. See the introduction to my boko at this url.

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